My father asked me,"Could you wait until we die? Think about us," writes TED fellow, Nitin Rao. His deep fear was that Rao would publicly identify as an Indian man who is attracted to other men. After years of working to explain to his family that being gay is not a medical problem, and that they could not ask him to put their pride above his individual rights to love a person of my choice, December 2013 brought a major setback. On Wednesday, December 11, 2013, India's Supreme Court set aside a highly lauded 2009 Delhi High Court ruling decriminalizing private sexual acts between consenting adults.
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
Biden's Recovery Plan Would Extend the Federal Government's Extraordinary Eviction Ban Through September 2021
Eviction bans were enacted as an emergency public health measure. They’re quickly becoming a permanent policy.
Massive Illinois Police Reform Bill Ends Cash Bail, Limits Deadly Force, Mandates Body Cameras, and Makes It Easier To Dump Crooked Cops
Unfortunately, qualified immunity remains intact.
The First Amendment doesn't come with an exception for "disinformation."